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Lupinus  alopecuroides Desr.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lupinus  alopecuroides Desr.  trib. Genisteae
Territory Northern South AmericaWestern South AmericaColombiaEcuadorVenezuela
grassland
Altitude3100-4600m
Description leaves densely lanate, palmatipartite, leaflets 8-14, oblanceolate, acute, 3-10cm long, petiole 4-12cm, flowers verticillate in compact, long bracteate raceme
Size20-60cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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